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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Government announcement on ending covid restrictions

Government announcement on ending covid restrictions

“Given the amazing success of the booster programme in protecting York households, and the latest encouraging virus data, I am glad the government has decided to let current ‘Plan B’ measures expire at the end of this month. Although I have serious concerns about the Prime Minister’s judgement on other matters, I think he has

Julian welcomes Cystic Fibrosis medicine announcement

I am delighted by the recent news that the life-changing Kaftrio modular therapy has...

York Press column – Finally we are learning to live with covid

As we move through the cold days and early evenings, we have the significant...

Statement on alleged Downing Street Parties

The recent revelations about the party in the garden of Number 10 on the...

EFRA Committee Publish Report on Transporting Animals and Pet Smuggling

September 30, 2021

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, of which Julian is a member, has today published their Moving Animals Across Borders report. The report examines post-Brexit issues including pet smuggling, live animal movements with Northern Ireland and the European Union, moving horses, and biosecurity.

On pet theft, the Committee welcomes moves by the Conservative Government to toughen rules on travelling with pets but believe more can be done to improve enforcement, increase prosecution rates and ensure those found guilty are given harsher penalties.

The full report can be found here: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm5802/cmselect/cmenvfru/79/7902.htm